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Adult Programs

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Academy Nightcap

Academy Nightcap tells the more risqué stories of nature. » More
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Studio Drafts

Join us for a series of four dino drawing opportunities led by renowned local paleo-artist Jason C. Poole. » More
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A Shaker of Science

A pay-what-you-wish, interactive virtual happy hour. » More
Academy Town Square Series

Academy Town Square

The Academy’s Town Square series is designed to engage and provide relevant educational content to the public on environmental issues. » More
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Door 19

Evening soirée featuring quirky science, potent libations, off-script tours, and more.

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Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival

The Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival showcases new films that celebrate the beauty of the earth, explore challenges facing our planet and inspire personal action. » More
Academy Conversation

Academy Conversation

Join our free informal discussion on the latest science news that affects our everyday lives. » More
Science on Tap

Science on Tap

Science on Tap is a monthly science café in Philadelphia for anyone who is interested in getting together with other people to discuss a range of engaging science topics. » More
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Lectures and Talks

Hear distinguished lecturers, scientists, artists, and authors discuss topics ranging from natural history and science to wildlife art and conservation. » More

Outside Clubs and Societies

The Academy has a long association with local clubs and societies interested in the natural world. All of the groups presented here welcome you, whether you're an amateur, a student, or a professional. » More